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04/22/14 – KHSAA Bass Fishing Championship, Hall of Fame Banquet This Weekend

April 22, 2014 2013-2014 News Releases



2014 KHSAA Bass Fishing Championship Starts Friday

The second annual KHSAA Bass Fishing State Championship gets underway Friday morning with the boat launch at 7 a.m. (CT) from the Kentucky Dam Marina in Gilbertsville. The first flight will return to the marina at 3 p.m. to begin the weigh-in process, with the second flight returning at 3:15 p.m. The schedule of events will be the same for Saturday’s competition, with the awards presentation taking place immediately following the final day’s weigh-in.

Forty-six teams qualified for this year’s event from a pool of 185 teams at the four regional tournaments, an increase in participation of 76 percent over the sport’s inaugural 2012-13 campaign. A random draw was conducted to determine the launch order for the 2014 championship, and can be found at the following link:

A live webcast of the weigh-in on both days will be produced by FLW and available at 

27th Annual Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Banquet This Sunday

The Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Class of 2014 will be inducted this Sunday during the Association’s annual banquet at the Lexington Center at 12 p.m. This year’s class of 11 members features former student-athletes Fred Bishop (Pineville), Jeff Brohm (Trinity (Lou.)), Caroline Burckle (Sacred Heart), Sonny Collins (Madisonville-North Hopkins), Ukari Figgs (Scott County), Don Frye (Monticello), Derek Homer Jr. (Fort Knox), Brooke Marnitz (Paul Laurence Dunbar) and Russell Miracle (Bell County), as well as media contributor Mike Fields (Lexington Herald-Leader) and officiating pioneer Barbara Ann Isaac.

A live webcast of the 2014 Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame banquet will be available at

For information on nominating a deserving candidate for the KHSAA Hall of Fame, visit:

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About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 277 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 40 state championships in 12 sports and 4 sport activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.


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